Video: Liam Byrne – How Labour’s traditions can renew Beveridge for the 21st century

Speaker(s): Liam Byrne MP
Chair: Professor John Hills

Recorded on 23 January 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.

As we enter the year of the Beveridge Report’s 70th Anniversary, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Liam Byrne MP, sets out Labour’s case for welfare reform.

Liam Byrne is Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Coordinator of Labour’s policy review. Elected in 2004, Liam held several ministerial positions in the Labour Government before becoming Chief Secretary to the Treasury in 2009.

This talk is particularly important for students studying unit 3, Welfare State. 


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